Gillian Moore, head of classical music at London’s Southbank Centre, introduces the first instalment of the year-long festival – and the work of Strauss, Mahler and Schoenberg
Deal thought to be worth about £42m for stake of close to 10% in music video website founded by Universal and Sony
Some sage once quipped that writing about music is about as edifying—and evocative—as dancing about architecture. Certainly most music criticism has a lifeless quality, packed with adjectives yet tuneless on the page.
Previous recipients of the award, presented by the Incorporated Society of Musicians, include Pierre Boulez, Jacqueline du Pré, and Simon Rattle.
Project to manufacture multi-adjustable model raises nearly $25,000 on Kickstarter
A controversial orchestral film score by music legend Frank Zappa is to have its UK premiere as part of a major celebration of modern classical music.
Overall recorded music sales in Sweden in 2012 showed an increase of 14%, with 90% of all digital income coming from streaming services
Universal Music Group International have appointed Elizabeth Sobol as president and CEO of the Decca Label Group, USA.